Contract: Ingalls, $7M

Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Miss., was awarded a $7,016,664 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for post-delivery planning yard services in support of the LHA-7 amphibious assault ship. Services are to include post-delivery planning, material procurement and support services; and...

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DDG 117 to be christened

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- The Navy will christen the newest guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117), April 8 during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries Shipbuilding in Pascagoula. The future USS Paul Ignatius is named in honor of the...

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Ingalls-built Munro commissioned

SEATTLE -- The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) was commissioned April 1 in Seattle. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft presided over the ceremony, accepting the sixth National Security Cutter into the fleet. NSCs are the flagships of the Coast Guard fleet. Munro...

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Contract: Lockheed, $8.4M

Lockheed Martin Corp., Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded an $8,443,815 fixed-price incentive modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-5104) to exercise an option for ship integration and test of the Aegis Weapon System (AWS) for AWS...

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$10M investment for Ocean Springs

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. – The Board of Alderman Tuesday got a look at a new, $10 million development planned along U.S. 90. Tracy Ross, with the Thrash Group, showed the mayor and aldermen plans for The Inlet. It’s planned for eight acres of woods on the north side of U.S. 90....

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Contract: Boeing, $13.7M

The Boeing Co., Huntington Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $13,731,493 cost-plus-incentive-fee option to a previously awarded contract (N00178-15-C-2016) to continue to provide design agent and technical engineering services in support of the AN/USQ-82(V) Gigabit Ethernet Data...

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ConRo ship launched

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Crowley Maritime Corp.’s newest combination container/Roll on-Roll off (ConRo) ship has been launched at the VT Halter Marine shipyard in Pascagoula, for the Crowley’s service between Jacksonville, Fla., and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Named El Coquí after a...

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Museum center christened

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – The Mississippi Maritime Museum activity center was christened at an event last week at the back of what once was a high school. “This is not Pascagoula’s Maritime Museum, this is not Jackson County’s Maritime Museum, this is not Mississippi’s...

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Neighbors get voice in B&Bs

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. -- The city of Ocean Springs has a new bed-and-breakfast ordinance that requires neighbor approval. The city Planning Department had recommended 50 percent of a property’s neighbors be fine with the commercial business in their neighborhood before a permit...

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Bidding open on Swingster property

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. – Bidding is open for the old Swingster property in Ocean Springs. Developers can now pitch their ideas for the 2.1 acres of property in downtown. The county says the minimum bid is $1 million, and the higest bidder wins it all. Ocean Springs Mayor Connie...

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Contract: Ingalls, $7M

Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Miss., was awarded a $7,016,664 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for post-delivery planning yard services in

DHS picks Mississippi

Mississippi State University in Starkville was chosen by the Department of Homeland Security as a base of operations for drone research. Research

B&D expands, creating 35 jobs

B&D Plastics, LLC is expanding in Gautier, Miss., a $750,000 corporate investment that will create 35 jobs. B&D Plastics is one of the

Northrop expanding in Moss Point

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems Center will expand its operation at Trent Lott International Airport in Moss Point,

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